The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 5.88% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Average salary £34,500 £30,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
124 136 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.22% 12.20% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 125 96
Average salary £36,000 £34,250 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% +4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 4 £34,500 +9.52% 2
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (42.11%) Lync
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (42.11%) XenApp
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (36.84%) SAN
8 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Mimecast
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) Clustering
10 5 (26.32%) Product Management
10 5 (26.32%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 3 (15.79%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (42.11%) Lync
4 7 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Mimecast
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
1 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Product Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) XenApp
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago